Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm

by Betty MacDonald

Paperback, 1987

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J Mac

Publication

Scholastic paperback (1987), Edition: First Scholastic, Paperback, 127 pages

Description

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is back with special cures for the not truthful, the pet forgetter, the fraidy-cat, the destructive child, and the child who continually says, "I can't find it."

Local notes

1301-090

User reviews

LibraryThing member sapsygo
I find the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle stories a little too repetitive and dated feeling, but my daughter enjoys them. I do like some of the humor in the books, and some of the little details are quite clever.
LibraryThing member acwheeler
I have loved this book ever since I had read it when I was young! Ms. Piggle-Wiggle's left her upside down town house and has moved to a farm in the country. With the help of her cows, pigs and horses, she's still curing girls and boys of their bad habits. So whatever the problem-from pet
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forgetter- it is to fraidycat-ness the parents know to call Ms. Piggle-Wiggle to solve the problem. Very entertaining chapter book from the first page to the last!
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LibraryThing member SimoneAlexis
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle is a nice old lady who "cures" children from their bad behaviors or bad habits. In this third book, she moves from her upside down town house to the farm. I would recommend this book to 3rd-5th grade readers.
LibraryThing member Cheryl_in_CC_NV
I want to *be* Mrs. P., magic or no. But when I read about her and the children, I want the magic. This is a 2.5 because of Sendak's illustrations, but if you're not absolutely devoted to the whole series, you can skip this. It just goes on and on about natural consequences of not doing your best,
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because there's less room for error when away from doting parents and out in the country.
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Language

Original publication date

1954

Physical description

127 p.; 7.4 inches

ISBN

0590413813 / 9780590413817

Barcode

34747000066635
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